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Treasured Images Special Edition: Enduring Stars Part 1

 

With the recent passing of actors from Hollywood's Golden Age and the various Award Shows now honouring them, my thoughts turned to those, as of this writing, still with us. I thought we might showcase some of those actors 90 and above and spotlight one of their past memorable characters. 

Treasured Images Special Edition: Enduring Stars Part 1

 

 

 

 

Mary Carlisle - Born February 3, 1914 - Present age 103

Motion Pictures include: Grand Hotel (1932), College Humor (1933), The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi (1933), East of Fifth Avenue (1933), This Side of Heaven (1934), Murder in the Private Car (1934), Million Dollar Ransom (1934), Girl O' My Dreams (1934), Kind Lady (1935), Double or Nothing (1937), Tip-Off Girls (1938), Doctor Rhythm (1938), Illegal Traffic (1938), Dance, Girl, Dance (1940), and Rags to Riches (1941).   

 Mary Carlisle as Vicki Clark with Bing Crosby as 'Lefty' Boylan in  Double or Nothing

Mary Carlisle as Vicki Clark with Bing Crosby as 'Lefty' Boylan in Double or Nothing

#Edit: Sadly, we mourn the passing of Mary Carlisle (February 3, 1914 - August 1, 2018) R.I.P. 

 

 

 

 

Norman Lloyd - Born November 8, 1914 - Present age 103

Motion Pictures include: Saboteur (1942), The Southerner (1945), Spellbound (1945), A Walk in the Sun (1945), Reign of Terror (1949), Limelight (1952), Audrey Rose (1972), Dead Poets Society (1982), and The Age of Innocence (1993).

 Norman Lloyd as Frank Fry in  Saboteur

Norman Lloyd as Frank Fry in Saboteur

 

 

 

 

Patricia Morison - Born March 19, 1915 - Present age 102

Motion Pictures include: Untamed (1940), The Fallen Sparrow (1943), Calling Dr. Death (1943), The Song of Bernadette (1943), Lady on a Train (1945), Dressed to Kill (1946), Song of the Thin Man (1947), and Song Without End (1960).

 Patricia Morison as Mrs. Hilda Courtney with Frederick Worlock as Colonel Cavanaugh in  Dressed to Kill

Patricia Morison as Mrs. Hilda Courtney with Frederick Worlock as Colonel Cavanaugh in Dressed to Kill

#Edit: Sadly, we mourn the passing of Patricia Morrison (March 19, 1915 - May 20, 2018) R.I.P. 

 

 

 

 

Olivia de Havilland - Born July 1, 1916 - Present age 101

Motion Pictures include: A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935), Captain Blood (1935), The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936), The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), Dodge City (1939), The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939), Gone with the Wind (1939), They Died with Their Boots On (1941), Devotion (1946), The Snake Pit (1948), The Heiress (1949), and Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964).  

 Olivia de Havilland as Maid Marian in  The Adventures of Robin Hood

Olivia de Havilland as Maid Marian in The Adventures of Robin Hood

 

 

 

 

Kirk Douglas - Born December 9, 1916 - Present age 101 

Motion Pictures include: Out of the Past (1947), Champion (1949), Ace in the Hole (1951), Detective Story (1951), The Bad and the Beautiful (1952), Lust for Life (1956), Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957), Paths of Glory (1957), Spartacus (1960), Lonely Are the Brave (1962), Seven Days in May (1964), and The Man from Snowy River (1982).

 Kirk Douglas as Chuck Tatum in  Ace in the Hole

Kirk Douglas as Chuck Tatum in Ace in the Hole

 

 

 

 

Marsha Hunt - Born October 17, 1917 - Present age 100

Motion Pictures include: Born to the West (1937), Pride and Prejudice (1940), Kid Glove Killer (1942), The Human Comedy (1943), Cry 'Havoc' (1943), The Valley of Decision (1945), Raw Deal (1948), The Happy Time (1952), and Johnny Got His Gun (1971).

 Marsha Hunt as Ann Martin with John Ireland as Fantail in  Raw Deal

Marsha Hunt as Ann Martin with John Ireland as Fantail in Raw Deal

 

 

 

 

Fay McKenzie - Born February 19, 1918 - Present age 99

Motion Pictures include: The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln (1924), Death Rides the Range (1939), Sierra Sue (1941), Cowboy Serenade (1942), Heart of the Rio Grande (1942), and The Party (1968). 

 Fay McKenzie as Stephanie Lock in  Cowboy Serenade

Fay McKenzie as Stephanie Lock in Cowboy Serenade

 

 

 

 

Nehemiah Persoff - Born August 2, 1919 - Present age 98

Motion Pictures include: The Harder They Fall (1956), The Wrong Man (1956), Men in War (1957), Some Like It Hot (1959), Al Capone (1959), Day of the Outlaw (1959), The Comancheros (1961), Fate Is the Hunter (1965), Panic in the City (1968), Red Sky at Morning (1971), Voyage of the Damned (1976), Yentl (1983), and The Last Temptation of Christ (1988). 

 Nehemiah Persoff as Sgt. Lewis in  Men in War

Nehemiah Persoff as Sgt. Lewis in Men in War

 

 

 

 

Marge Champion - Born September 2, 1919 - Present age 98

Motion Pictures include: Show Boat (1951), Lovely to Look At (1952), Jupiter's Darling (1955), Three for the Show (1955), The Party (1968), and The Swimmer (1968).

 Marge Champion as Peggy Forsburgh in  The Swimmer

Marge Champion as Peggy Forsburgh in The Swimmer

 

 

 

 

Nanette Fabray - Born October 27, 1920 - Present age 97

Motion Pictures include: The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939), The Bandwagon (1953), The Happy Ending (1969), and Harper Valley P.T.A. (1978).

 Nanette Fabray as Lily Marton in  The Band Wagon

Nanette Fabray as Lily Marton in The Band Wagon

#Edit: Sadly, we mourn the passing of Nanette Fabray (October 27, 1920 - February 22, 2018) R.I.P. 

 

 

 

 

Carl Reiner - Born March 20, 1922 - Present age 95

Motion Pictures include: The Thrill of It All (1963), It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963), The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! (1966), The Comic (1969), Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982), and Ocean's Eleven (2001).

 Carl Reiner as Saul Bloom in  Ocean's Eleven  (2001)

Carl Reiner as Saul Bloom in Ocean's Eleven (2001)

 

 

 

 

Doris Day - Born April 3, 1922 - Present age 95

Motion Pictures include: Young Man with a Horn (1950), Storm Warning (1951), Calamity Jane (1953), Love Me or Leave Me (1955), The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956), Julie (1956), The Pajama Game (1957), Pillow Talk (1959), Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960), The Thrill of It All (1963), and Send Me No Flowers (1964). 

 Doris Day as Jan Morrow in  Pillow Talk

Doris Day as Jan Morrow in Pillow Talk

 

 

 

 

Bill Macy - Born May 18, 1922 - Present age 95

Motion Pictures include: The Late Show (1977), The Jerk (1979), My Favorite Year (1982), Analyze This (1999), and The Holiday (2006).

 Bill Macy as Charlie Hatter in  The Late Show

Bill Macy as Charlie Hatter in The Late Show

 

 

 

 

Janis Paige - Born September 16, 1922 - Present age 95

Motion Pictures include: Of Human Bondage (1946), Cheyenne (1947), The Younger Brothers (1949), The House Across the Street (1949), This Side of the Law (1950), Two Gals and a Guy (1951), Silk Stockings (1951), Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960), and Welcome to Hard Times (1967). 

 Janis Paige as Emily Carson in  Cheyenne

Janis Paige as Emily Carson in Cheyenne

 

 

 

 

Jacqueline White - Born November 23, 1922 - Present age 95

Motion Pictures include: Song of Russia (1944), Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944), Crossfire (1947), Night Song (1947), Return of the Bad Men (1948), Mystery in Mexico (1948), The Capture (1950), and The Narrow Margin (1952).

 Jacqueline White as Ann Sinclair with Charles McGraw as Det. Sgt. Walter Brown in  The Narrow Margin

Jacqueline White as Ann Sinclair with Charles McGraw as Det. Sgt. Walter Brown in The Narrow Margin

 

 

 

 

Gloria Henry - Born April 2, 1923 - Present age 94

Motion Pictures include: Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (1947), Adventures in Silverado (1948), Triple Threat (1948), Racing Luck (1948), Law of the Barbary Coast (1949), Johnny Allegro (1949), Riders in the Sky (1949), The Tougher They Come (1950), Rancho Notorious (1952), and Doin' Time on Planet Earth (1988).

 Gloria Henry as Jeannie Manning with Edgar Buchanan as Dr. H. C. Henderson in  Adventures in Silverado

Gloria Henry as Jeannie Manning with Edgar Buchanan as Dr. H. C. Henderson in Adventures in Silverado

 

 

 

 

Rhonda Fleming - Born August 10, 1923 - Present age 94

Motion Pictures include: Spellbound (1945), The Spiral Staircase (1946), Out of the Past (1947), Cry Danger (1951), Inferno (1953), The Killer Is Loose (1956), Slightly Scarlet (1956), While the City Sleeps (1956), Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957), and Alias Jesse James (1959).

 Rhonda Fleming as Meta Carson with Robert Mitchum as Jeff Bailey in  Out of the Past

Rhonda Fleming as Meta Carson with Robert Mitchum as Jeff Bailey in Out of the Past

 

 

 

 

Charles Aznavour - Born May 22, 1924 - Present age 93

Motion Pictures include: Shoot the Piano Player (1960), The Fabiani Affair (1962), Destination Rome (1963), The Heist (1970), The Games (1970), Ten Little Indians (1974), Sky Riders (1976), The Tin Drum (1979), Mangeclous (1988), The Comedian (1997), and The Colonel (2006).

 Charles Aznavour as Charlie Kohler / Edouard Saroyan in  Shoot the Piano Player

Charles Aznavour as Charlie Kohler / Edouard Saroyan in Shoot the Piano Player

 

 

 

 

Eva Marie Saint - Born July 4, 1924 - Present age 93

Motion Pictures include: On the Waterfront (1954), A Hatful of Rain (1957), North by Northwest (1959), All Fall Down (1962), 36 Hours (1964), The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! (1966), Grand Prix (1966), The Stalking Moon (1968), Loving (1970), and I Dreamed of Africa (2000).

 Eva Marie Saint as Eve Kendall in  North by Northwest

Eva Marie Saint as Eve Kendall in North by Northwest

 

 

 

 

Hal Holbrook - Born February 17, 1925 - Present age 92

Motion Pictures include: The Group (1966), The Great White Hope (1970), Magnum Force (1973), All the President's Men (1973), Julia (1977), The Star Chamber (1983), Wall Street (1987), The Fog (1980), The Firm (1993), Men of Honor (2000), The Majestic (2001), Into the Wild (2007), and Lincoln (2012). 

 Hal Holbrook as Arthur Franz with Emile Hirsch as Chris McCandless in  Into the Wild

Hal Holbrook as Arthur Franz with Emile Hirsch as Chris McCandless in Into the Wild

 

 

 

 

Richard Erdman - Born June 1, 1925 - Present age 92

Motion Pictures include: Objective, Burma! (1945), Easy Living (1949), The Men (1950), Cry Danger (1951), The Stooge (1951), The Blue Gardenia (1953), Stalag 17 (1953), Saddle the Wind (1958), The Brass Bottle (1964), and Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970). 

 Richard Erdman as Delong with Jean Porter as Darlene in  Cry Danger  

Richard Erdman as Delong with Jean Porter as Darlene in Cry Danger 

 

 

 

 

June Lockhart - Born June 25, 1925 - Present age 92

Motion Pictures include: All This, and Heaven Too (1940), Sergeant York (1941), Meet Me in St. Louis (1944), Son of Lassie (1945), Bury Me Dead (1947), T-Men (1947), Time Limit (1957), Lassie's Great Adventure (1963), Strange Invaders (1983), and Lost in Space (1998).

 June Lockhart as Mary Genaro in  T-Men

June Lockhart as Mary Genaro in T-Men

 

 

 

 

Miiko Taka - Born July 24, 1925 - Present age 92

Motion Pictures include: Sayonara (1957), Hell to Eternity (1960), Operation Bottleneck (1961), A Global Affair (1964), Walk Don't Run (1966), The Power (1968), Lost Horizon (1973), Paper Tiger (1975), and The Challenge (1982).

 Miiko Taka as Hana-Ogi with Marlon Brando as Major Lloyd 'Ace' Gruver in  Sayonara

Miiko Taka as Hana-Ogi with Marlon Brando as Major Lloyd 'Ace' Gruver in Sayonara

 

 

 

 

Arlene Dahl - Born August 11, 1925 - Present age 92

Motion Pictures include: My Wild Irish Rose (1947), A Southern Yankee (1948), Scene of the Crime (1949), Reign of Terror (1949), Ambush (1950), No Questions Asked (1951), Jamaica Run (1953), Slightly Scarlet (1956), and Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959).

 Arlene Dahl as Madelon in  Reign of Terror

Arlene Dahl as Madelon in Reign of Terror

 

 

 

 

Martin Spellman - Born October 8, 1925 - Present age 92

Motion Pictures include: Boys Town (1938), Santa Fe Stampede (1938), I Am a Criminal (1938), Streets of New York (1939), Beau Geste (1939), Son of the Navy (1940), and Confessions of Boston Blackie (1941).  

 Martin Spellman as Skinny (at right) with Spencer Tracy as Father Flanagan in  Boys Town

Martin Spellman as Skinny (at right) with Spencer Tracy as Father Flanagan in Boys Town

 

 

 

 

Angela Lansbury - Born October 16, 1925 - Present age 92

Motion Pictures include: Gaslight (1944), National Velvet (1944), The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945), The Harvey Girls (1946), The Hoodlum Saint (1946), State of the Union (1948), The Three Musketeers (1948), Kind Lady (1951), A Life at Stake (1955), A Lawless Street (1955), The Court Jester (1955), Please Murder Me! (1956), The Long, Hot Summer (1958), The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960), All Fall Down (1962), The Manchurian Candidate (1962), The World of Henry Orient (1964), Something for Everyone (1970), Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971), and Death on the Nile (1978). 

 Angela Lansbury as Mrs. Eleanor Shaw Iselin with Laurence Harvey as Raymond Shaw in  The Manchurian Candidate

Angela Lansbury as Mrs. Eleanor Shaw Iselin with Laurence Harvey as Raymond Shaw in The Manchurian Candidate

 

 

 

 

Dick Van Dyke - Born December 13, 1925 - Present age 92

Motion Pictures include: Bye Bye Birdie (1963), What a Way to Go! (1964), Mary Poppins (1964), Divorce American Style (1967), Fitzwilly (1967), Never a Dull Moment (1968), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968), The Comic (1969), Cold Turkey (1971), The Runner Stumbles (1979), Dick Tracy (1990), and Night at the Museum (2006).

 Dick Van Dyke as Bert / Mr. Dawes Senior in  Mary Poppins

Dick Van Dyke as Bert / Mr. Dawes Senior in Mary Poppins

 

 

 

 

Michel Piccoli - Born December 27, 1925 - Present age 92

Motion Pictures include: French Cancan (1955), Bad Liasons (1955), The Crucible (1957), Rendezvous (1961), Le Doulos (1963), Contempt (1963), Diary of a Chambermaid (1964), Le coup de grâce (1965), La voleuse (1966), Is Paris Burning (1966), The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967), Belle de Jour (1967), Danger: Diabolik (1968), The Milky Way (1969), Topaz (1969), The Things of Life (1970), Max and the Junkmen (1971), The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972), César and Rosalie (1972), La Grande Bouffe (1973), The Phantom of Liberty (1974), Vincent, François, Paul and the Others (1974), Mado (1976), L'état sauvage (1978), Atlantic City (1980), Divertimento (1992), Passion in the Desert (1997), Magic Mirror (2005), Beneath the Rooftops of Paris (2007), and We Have a Pope (2011).

 Michel Piccoli as Simon Léotard with Ottavia Piccolo as Mado in  Mado

Michel Piccoli as Simon Léotard with Ottavia Piccolo as Mado in Mado

 

 

 

 

Jane Withers - Born April 12, 1926 - Present age 91

Motion Pictures include: Bright Eyes (1934), The Farmer Takes a Wife (1935), The North Star (1943), Danger Street (1947), Giant (1956), and Captain Newman, M.D. (1963).  

 Jane Withers as Joy Smythe with Shirley Temple as Shirley Blake in  Bright Eyes

Jane Withers as Joy Smythe with Shirley Temple as Shirley Blake in Bright Eyes

 

 

 

 

Gloria Jean - Born April 14, 1926 - Present age 91

Motion Pictures include: If I Had My Way (1940), A Little Bit of Heaven (1940), Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941), When Johnny Comes Marching Home (1942), Moonlight in Vermont (1943), Ghost Catchers (1944), Destiny (1944), I'll Remember April (1945), River Gang (1945), Copacabana (1947), and The Ladies Man (1961).

 Gloria Jean as Jane Broderick with Alan Curtis as Cliff Banks in  Destiny

Gloria Jean as Jane Broderick with Alan Curtis as Cliff Banks in Destiny

 

 

 

 

Marilyn Knowlden - Born May 12, 1926 - Present age 91

Motion Pictures include: The Cisco Kid (1931), Little Women (1933), Imitation of Life (1934), David Copperfield (1935), Les Misérables (1935), Show Boat (1936), Anthony Adverse (1936), Marie Antoinette (1938), Angels with Dirty Faces (1938), Hidden Power (1939), The Way of All Flesh (1940), and All This, and Heaven Too (1940).

 Marilyn Knowlden as Agnes (centre) with Lewis Stone as Mr. Wickfield (at left) and Freddie Bartholomew as David in  David Copperfield  

Marilyn Knowlden as Agnes (centre) with Lewis Stone as Mr. Wickfield (at left) and Freddie Bartholomew as David in David Copperfield  

 

 

 

 

Mel Brooks - Born June 28, 1926 - Present age 91

Motion Pictures include: The Twelve Chairs (1970), Blazing Saddles (1974), Silent Movie (1976), High Anxiety (1977), To Be or Not to Be (1983), Spaceballs (1987), Life Stinks (1991), and Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993).

 Mel Brooks as Tikon in  The Twelve Chairs

Mel Brooks as Tikon in The Twelve Chairs

 

 

 

 

John Ericson - Born September 25, 1926 - Present age 91

Motion Pictures include: The Student Prince (1954), Green Fire (1954), Bad Day at Black Rock (1955), The Cruel Tower (1956), Forty Guns (1957), Day of the Badman (1958), Pretty Boy Floyd (1960), 7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964), The Money Jungle (1967), Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971), and Primary Target (1990).

 John Ericson as Brockie Drummond with Barbara Stanwyck as Jessica Drummond in  Forty Guns

John Ericson as Brockie Drummond with Barbara Stanwyck as Jessica Drummond in Forty Guns

 

 

 

 

Harry Belafonte - Born March 1, 1927 - Present age 90

Motion Pictures include: Carmen Jones (1954), Island in the Sun (1957), The World, the Flesh and the Devil (1959), Odds Against Tomorrow (1959), The Angel Levine (1970), Buck and the Preacher (1972), Uptown Saturday Night (1974), White Man's Burden (1995), Kansas City (1996), and Bobby (2006). 

 Harry Belafonte as Johnny Ingram in  Odds Against Tomorrow

Harry Belafonte as Johnny Ingram in Odds Against Tomorrow

 

 

 

 

Estelle Parsons - Born November 20, 1927 - Present age 90

Motion Pictures include: Ladybug Ladybug (1963), Bonnie and Clyde (1967), Rachel, Rachel (1968), I Walk the Line (1970), I Never Sang for My Father (1970), For Pete's Sake (1974), Dick Tracy (1990), and That Darn Cat (1997).

 Estelle Parsons as Blanche Barrow in  Bonnie and Clyde

Estelle Parsons as Blanche Barrow in Bonnie and Clyde

 

A.G.

Next Time: In Part 2, more nonagenarian actors still with us!